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#1738 Interlinear Hebrew?

Posted by Marvin on 25 July 2013 - 07:58 AM in The Word Modules / Resources

Thank you from me!

I have been wanting good Interlinears for years.

#1702 Help! I'm trying to create a module and I'm sinking.

Posted by Marvin on 12 July 2013 - 08:24 AM in The Word Modules / Resources

To Josh Bond,

Thanks once again for your help, I converted my document over to .xdoc (Microsoft Word 2007) then I converted it to Rich Text with WordPad. That didn't quite do the job so I re-loaded the Rich Text back into Libra Word. It was correctly formatted there so I saved it again in Rich Text format. Then I ran TheWord Converter on the document. I loaded it into The Word and it is formatted perfectly!

I still need to find out whether Libra Office has a General Book Format. If so, I may be able to get the Table of Contents to work. Nevertheless I am extremely pleased with the results to date.

The reason that I am avoiding Microsoft Word is that I re-read the agreement that I checked OK on when I first got it as a Teacher. If I am reading correctly, Microsoft is saying that the Student-Teacher edition of Office is not to be used for commercial purposes. Since I am making money by selling my book, The Judean Strategy, on Amazon I do not want to take the chance that this could come back and bite me in the future.

Marvin Clapp

#1701 Help! I'm trying to create a module and I'm sinking.

Posted by Marvin on 10 July 2013 - 08:19 PM in The Word Modules / Resources

Thank you. I no longer have access to Microsoft Word but I will look into the other things that you have said. This is a new world to me. When I started typing my book, one just created the table of contents at the end of the process and it was automatically put into place.

I am pretty much self taught on word processing so I learned by trouble shooting when things went wrong. Obviously I never learned about General Book format or creating topics or chapters. I will see what I can figure out.


#1699 Help! I'm trying to create a module and I'm sinking.

Posted by Marvin on 09 July 2013 - 07:46 PM in The Word Modules / Resources

I have had a book available in e-Sword in the past, The Judean Strategy. I had to pull it out but now I am in a position where I can legally distribute it again. I plan to do so in e-Sword and in The Word.

I downloaded the latest copy of The Word Importer. I have my entire book on Libra Writer, odt., format. I used WordPad to convert the book to rtf. format. I converted it with Importer and then loaded it inot my copy of The Word. The formatting is not what I would like but I think that I can live with it. The problem is that the document is so large that one will have to scroll each line from left to right to read it. How do I create it with normal sized width. Secondly, all traces of pagination is gone. Thirdly, I would like for the Table of Contents to reasonably direct one to a correct page in a reasonable amount of time even if it is by scrolling. Is there a way to accomplish that?

I think that covers my questions at the present. I'm a total novice when it comes to this sort of thing so please guide me step by step if you can. I hope that this is the correct forum to ask these questions in. Thanks in advance for any help.

Marvin Clapp

#1659 Clipboard Monitoring

Posted by Marvin on 11 June 2013 - 10:32 PM in theWord General Discussion & Questions

Thank you. I will do just that.

#1656 Clipboard Monitoring

Posted by Marvin on 11 June 2013 - 09:40 AM in theWord General Discussion & Questions


I'm new to The Word. I have only been using it for a couple of months and I love it. I have been with e-Sword for years, practically since it started. The Word seems to do everything e-Sword does but better (in the sense that it is oriented for deeper study than I feel comfortable with in e-Sword) Yet there is one area where e-Sword has got The Word beaten.

I have written a book on the life of Christ which I am in the process of revising. In the process, I make heavy use of e-Sword's Hot Key. I have tried The Word's Clipboard Monitoring but it comes in a poor second. Within certain limits Hot Key allows me to format the Bible verses that I insert into my book. I am using Libra Word from Libra Office for my word processor. Every time that I insert a verse from Clipboard Monitoring I have to take one or two minutes to reformat it. With Hot Key, All that I have to do is give it a swipe with the Format Paintbrush and everything is correct. Is there any way that we could get Clipboard Monitoring to work that easily?

Also, Hot Key lets me change Bible translations on the fly and change formatting on the fly without leaving my word processor. That would be handy also but not essential.

I am impressed that The Word has done so well in so many areas that a long-time e-Sword user like myself would even consider changing to it as a primary Bible study program but that is what is happening to me. Thanks much, all of you who have made this program possible.